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The War Powers Resolution returns to the public arena

The War Powers Resolution returns to the public arena

on September 10, 2014, 7:37 AM / in International News, National News, News

By NCC Staff How long can President Obama take military action against ISIS forces without extended approval from Congress? We may know that answer to that question soon. The President will address the American people on Wednesday night as he defines the ISIS threat and most likely explains the extent of long-term military action needed against the group, in concert […]

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Yemen at ‘dangerous crossroads’ as rebel supporters killed

Yemen at ‘dangerous crossroads’ as rebel supporters killed

on September 10, 2014, 7:23 AM / in International News, News

By Jamal al-Jabiri Sanaa (AFP) – Police shot dead seven Shiite rebel activists attempting to storm government headquarters Tuesday and troops clashed with rebels on Sanaa’s outskirts, amid warnings Yemen is at a “dangerous crossroads.” The violence comes after rebel chief Abdulmalik al-Huthi vowed to step up protests and with Saudi Arabia accusing rebels of “conspiring” to destabilise Yemen. Activists […]

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WH pushes $5 billion counterterrorism effort.

WH pushes $5 billion counterterrorism effort.

on September 9, 2014, 9:14 AM / in International News, National News, News

President Obama wants congressional leaders to approve a long-stalled $5 billion counterterrorism fund that could be used to support operations against ISIS. The president first proposed the fund during a foreign policy address earlier this year at the West Point military academy, but the idea landed with a thud in Congress. Now the administration views the stalled effort as a way to […]

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Politcal Action in Defense of Iraq and Syria

Politcal Action in Defense of Iraq and Syria

on September 9, 2014, 9:12 AM / in International News, National News, News

Back from the five-week August recess, lawmakers in both the House and Senate on Monday introduced separate bills authorizing military action against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson (Fla.) and Republican Rep. Frank Wolf (Va.) offered the two measures. Nelson’s bill would give President Obama congressional approval to order airstrikes against ISIS in both Iraq […]

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Cost a focus as GSK takes lead in new wave of biotech lung drugs

Cost a focus as GSK takes lead in new wave of biotech lung drugs

on September 8, 2014, 8:15 AM / in International News, News

By Ben Hirschler  LONDON (Reuters) – Cost-effectiveness is seen as a challenge for a new group of biotech lung drugs that have produced promising results in clinical tests, of which the first is likely to be launched next year by GlaxoSmithKline. Rival firms are racing to develop similar injectable drugs for patients with severe asthma, who do not respond adequately […]

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ABC Reporter, Three Others Illegally Enter Mexico from Guatemala for $5, No IDs

ABC Reporter, Three Others Illegally Enter Mexico from Guatemala for $5, No IDs

on September 8, 2014, 8:06 AM / in International News, News

ABC News reporter Jim Avila showed how easy it is to illegally cross Mexico’s southern border: It took him just five dollars to bring three others with him from Guatemala. “We found in Guatemala just last month makeshift rafts, filled with immigrants crossing illegally into Mexico heading to the U.S.,” Avila revealed on a segment on ABC’s This Week. “I boarded one […]

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‘Progressive Moral Depravity’: A Confederacy of Dunces

on September 8, 2014, 6:33 AM / in International News, News, Opinion

By Clarice Feldman  / American Thinker There’s a wonderful book, A Confederacy of Dunces, the title of which refers to an epigraph from Jonathan Swift‘s essay, “Thoughts on Various Subjects, Moral and Diverting“: “When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him.” I was reminded […]

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A Global Epiphany on ISIS

A Global Epiphany on ISIS

on August 28, 2014, 7:52 AM / in International News, News, Opinion

By Michael Curtis / American Thinker It took only a moment for the whole world to become aware of the savagery and the delight in the slaughter of human beings by Islamist extreme groups.  That moment was the display of a skilled video of a masked jihadist in black clothes apparently preparing the brutal beheading of James Foley, the 40-year-old American […]

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Faith Sustained Murdered Journalist James Foley

Faith Sustained Murdered Journalist James Foley

on August 27, 2014, 7:29 AM / in International News, National News, News

Written by  Dave Bohon In the aftermath of the publicized execution of James Foley by Islamic thugs in the Middle East, a picture is emerging of a man who was sustained throughout his adult life by a deep faith in God. In a statement to reporters after the release of a video supposedly showing Foley’s beheading by a black-robed and […]

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Kurdish Women Soldiers Hunting Down ISIS Kidnappers

Kurdish Women Soldiers Hunting Down ISIS Kidnappers

on August 26, 2014, 7:30 AM / in International News, News

“A crack unit of female soldiers is on the trail of Islamic State killers who have captured 3,000 innocent women in Iraq,” says The Mirror. “Thousands of non-Muslim women and girls have been kidnapped by Islamic State thugs (orthodox Muslims) on the rampage in the country over the past two weeks. “They face the terrifying prospect of being forced into […]

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Powerful Hurricane Marie sends pounding waves to Mexico

Powerful Hurricane Marie sends pounding waves to Mexico

on August 25, 2014, 6:05 AM / in International News, News

Story by AFP Hurricane Marie was pounding heavy waves into Mexico’s Pacific coast Monday, where three fishermen went missing after their boat capsized. The eighth hurricane of the eastern Pacific season, Marie briefly hit category five, the most powerful storm rating on the Saffir-Simpson scale, before calming slightly. “Unfortunately, we have three missing fishermen,” said Wenceslao Petit, director of civil […]

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Fist bump: Furious reactions to Obama’s joyful 5-hour golf game overshadow his 5-minute ISIS speech as he teed off IMMEDIATELY after condemning American photojournalist James Foley’s executioners

Fist bump: Furious reactions to Obama’s joyful 5-hour golf game overshadow his 5-minute ISIS speech as he teed off IMMEDIATELY after condemning American photojournalist James Foley’s executioners

on August 21, 2014, 6:07 AM / in International News, News

Obama was on the golf course within ten minutes of wrapping up his somber yet brief remarks on Wednesday The vacationing commander-in-chief played 18 holes with former NBA star Alonzo Mourning and two business pals Twitter exploded and commentators from Fox and ABC tore into Obama for appearing insensitive and ‘stupid’ New York Times published headline gaffe, titling story ‘Obama […]

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Afghanistan orders US reporter to leave over election story

Afghanistan orders US reporter to leave over election story

on August 20, 2014, 7:43 AM / in International News, News

Kabul (AFP) – Afghanistan on Wednesday ordered a New York Times correspondent to leave the country after he wrote an article saying government ministers and officials were threatening to seize power to end a stand-off over election results. The attorney general’s office said the article was “against the national interests and the national security of Afghanistan” and that Matthew Rosenberg […]

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Cameron breaks holiday after apparent US journalist execution

Cameron breaks holiday after apparent US journalist execution

on August 20, 2014, 7:39 AM / in International News, News

London (AFP) – British Prime Minister David Cameron broke off his holiday Wednesday for talks on the threat posed by Islamic State jihadists following the “shocking and depraved” apparent beheading of US journalist James Foley. Cameron was returning to his Downing Street office in London to discuss the situation in Iraq and Syria as experts worked on trying to identify […]

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Video shows ISIS beheading U.S. journalist James Foley

on August 20, 2014, 6:31 AM / in International News, News

(CNN) — A video released by ISIS shows the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley and threatens the life of another American if President Barack Obama doesn’t end military operations in Iraq. In the video posted Tuesday on YouTube, Foley is seen kneeling next to a man dressed in black. He reads a message, presumably scripted by his captors, that […]

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Islamic State says beheads U.S. journalist

Islamic State says beheads U.S. journalist

on August 19, 2014, 5:57 PM / in International News, News

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Islamic State insurgents released a video on Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley, who had gone missing in Syria nearly two years ago. The video, titled “A Message To America,” was posted on social media sites. It was not immediately possible to verify its authenticity. Foley, who has reported in the Middle East […]

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Some additional information to read over related to the EBOLA HYSTERIA

Some additional information to read over related to the EBOLA HYSTERIA

on August 14, 2014, 8:49 AM / in International News, News

From Ingri Cassel Hey all, A few have written me privately for my opinion here on Ebola Scare 2014. So here it goes – Yes, everything that Alex states below is true. However, I am also a huge fan of Jon Rappoport at NoMoreFakeNews.com  His articles starting on July 31 are spot on in my opinion. Also, really appreciate AL […]

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Eurozone economy stalls on shock setback in Germany

Eurozone economy stalls on shock setback in Germany

on August 14, 2014, 6:52 AM / in International News, News

Brussels (AFP) – Eurozone growth ground to a standstill in the second quarter, official data showed on Thursday, dragged lower by Germany and France, the currency bloc’s biggest economies. Eurostat said the 18-nation eurozone turned in zero growth in the three months to June. That fell short of analysts’ forecasts for 0.2-percent expansion, with growth across the 28-nation European Union […]

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White House in the dark over arms supplies to Israel: report

White House in the dark over arms supplies to Israel: report

on August 14, 2014, 6:50 AM / in International News, News

Washington (AFP) – Israel secured supplies of ammunition from the Pentagon last month without the approval of the White House or the State Department, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. Since officials there were caught off guard as they tried to restrain Israel’s campaign in Gaza, the administration of President Barack Obama has tightened controls on arms shipments to Israel, […]

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Obama, Biden promote homosexual agenda at African summit

Obama, Biden promote homosexual agenda at African summit

on August 13, 2014, 9:33 AM / in International News, News

Kirsten Andersen / LifeSiteNews.com Neither the Ebola outbreak nor the ongoing Boko Haram crisis in Nigeria prevented U.S. President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden from raising the issue of homosexuality during last week’s U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington. The American leaders, along with other current and former Obama administration officials, capitalized on economic concerns to encourage African leaders […]

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